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    Does the Spuhr mount come with the scope leveing "

    I ordered a Spuhr mount today from Mile High (great helpful bunch they are there, too!) before I read all of the benefits they tout for the mount. Afterwards I looked at all the accessories I could add down the road and notice that they sell the 10 degree leveling key separately. Does this mean they don't include one with the scope? Aye aye aye, talk about a la carte!

    If I do have to buy it separately, I'd sure opt for the "kit" with the little picatinny adapter... that would sure be a handy piece, and could be used to level a scope on any mount or rail where the 2 pieces would fit.

    Incidentally, while I was puttering around in my shop today mounting a scope on a one piece mount, I was thinking about the popular stack-shims-between-the-scope-and-mount method. Note that I have precision gauge blocks and gauge pins so I can always use the shim method but I happened to glance at a precision square lying on a bench and had a brainstorm.

    One of the "blades" of the right-angle square (a toolmakers square is a fixed, hardened and ground piece) is a little wider than the gap between the scope and mount. By inserting the blade between the scope and mount (at right angles to the scope axis) and twisting, I create an infinitely adjustable "shim" between the 2 pieces. It takes about 1/10th the time to do it that way vs. playing with various combinations of shim thickness (or in my case stacked gauge blocks) with the same result... the bottom flat of the scope is parallel to the top of the scope base.

    All you need to do this is something flat with 2 parallel edges whose width is greater than the gap between the scope and mount/rail. A 6" metal scale or some flat bar stock would work as well.

    Joe

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    Re: Does the Spuhr mount come with the scope leveing "

    it comes with one if you get a one piece mount
    the kit is for rings. if you got rings, you will not have a tool...
    oh crap... Mike saw my large animated gif...

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    Re: Does the Spuhr mount come with the scope leveing "

    Originally Posted By: quacktastic
    it comes with one if you get a one piece mount
    the kit is for rings. if you got rings, you will not have a tool...


    Good news, thanks.
    Thought I was going to have to make a key myself.
    Wouldn't be too hard to make one on the VMC.

    Joe

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    Re: Does the Spuhr mount come with the scope leveing "

    Just got my Spuhr delivered from Mile High today the wedge is packed in a plastic bag neatly with the mount and instruction books. Very happy with the looks of my purchase.

    Wont be able to try it out for a month or more.

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    Re: Does the Spuhr mount come with the scope leveing "

    The rings are separate, but the mounts have the wedge included.

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    Re: Does the Spuhr mount come with the scope leveing "

    Other mount makers would do well to *cough* copy Mr. Spuhrs' idea.

    It's slick, costs next to nothing to produce, just a really nice feature.

    I wish someone would start selling lens covers like the aluminum Leupolds, in 37mm, 44mm, 58mm, etc.

    I like them a lot better than the Butler Creek pieces of shit I have now. I've got a $2500 scope, with $15 plastics lens covers.

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    Re: Does the Spuhr mount come with the scope leveing "

    Originally Posted By: Sales@MileHigh
    The rings are separate, but the mounts have the wedge included.

    Sean


    Yup. Bought an ISM mount a couple months back and it came with the leveling wedge.
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